When it comes to hair, dryness is one of the most common problems that can be due to poor care or excess use of harmful products. Learn about the best masks for dry hair in the following article.
You will surely find hundreds of treatments for dry hair in stores. The problem with them is that they tend to be very expensive and also the effect goes away once you stop using them. Dry hair comes back and becomes a type of “vicious circle” where it only looks good while you are using this product in particular.
If you are tired of spending a lot of money on treatments that only work for a few days or weeks or after a couple of applications, the effect goes away, if you want to find a better treatment or try natural options for the common beauty problems, don’t hesitate to take a look and try the following recipes for homemade masks for dry hair.
In all of these cases, the ingredients are very easy to find and you will get the mixture in minutes. Remember to follow the footnote of the instructions, the dosage, and the repetitions. By applying these masks to your hair regularly and using a natural shampoo and conditioner, you will be able to have silkier and smoother hair for longer.
The Best Mask Recipes for Dry Hair
Olive Oil and Egg Mask Recipe
Beat an egg in a small bowl and then add a small tablespoon of olive oil and two tablespoons of mayonnaise. Apply it to your hair and let sit for a minimum of fifteen minutes and a maximum of a half hour. Once this time is up, rinse with plenty of water and wash it with your normal shampoo.
Avocado Mask Recipe
Peel an avocado and remove its pulp. You can also cut it in half to make it easier. Put it in a bowl and add a tablespoon of olive oil and egg yolk. Stir everything well until you get a homogenous mixture (you can use a blender). Apply this paste to your hair, especially to the ends. Leave it on for a few minutes and then remove the mask with plenty of water. Then wash your hair like normal.
Honey and Banana Mask Recipe
It is very easy to do and you should definitely have these two ingredients in your house. Mash the banana and mix it with three tablespoons of honey. You can add a few drops of almond oil. Put it on your hair for 30 minutes and then rinse completely. The last step is to wash like normal. Don’t use a hair dryer.
Yogurt and Egg Mask Recipe
You will need six tablespoons of natural flavorless yogurt and an egg white. Beat the egg white until it gets a good consistency and then mix with yogurt. Apply it to your hair and let sit for 15 to 30 minutes. Rinse and wash your hair with your normal shampoo and conditioner.
Almond Oil Mask Recipe
Almonds are a highly used product in beauty treatments whether for fair, nails, or skin. In this case, you should put a few drops of this oil in a bowl and heat it for at least a few seconds in the microwave. Apply it to the tips of your hair and wait for 20 minutes before you wash your hair like normal.
Honey and Olive Oil Mask Recipe
You will need a half cup of honey and three tablespoons of olive oil. Put it all in a bowl and mix well until you get a homogenous paste. Apply it all over your hair, starting with the scalp and going to the ends. Each strand should be well covered. Put on a shower cap or plastic bag. Let sit for a half hour. Rinse with warm water and wash like usual.
Aloe Vera Mask Recipe
You will need at least two aloe vera leaves. Cut them longways in order to take out its pulp. Put it in a bowl and add three tablespoons of your usual conditioner. Blend both for five minutes and apply it to your scalp with circular massages. Put on a shower cap and let sit for 30 minutes. Remove with plenty of water and wash with shampoo.
Strawberry, Honey, and Olive Oil Recipe
Put 20 medium strawberries, two tablespoons of honey, and two tablespoons of olive oil in the blender. Mix for 10 minutes. Apply it only to your scalp and let sit for a half hour. Remove with warm water and wash like usual.
Soy and Castor Oil Mask Recipe
You will need a teaspoon of soy oil and two of castor oil. Mix those in a small bowl and heat it slowly. You can also put it in the microwave for a few seconds. When it gets warm and is at an “acceptable” temperature, apply it to your scalp with massages. Wrap your hair in a hot towel and leave it on for 15 minutes, then wash your hair with shampoo like everyday.
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